Offenbach s/M: J. André [PN 1757], . Folio. Unbound. Violino primo:  (title), 2-10, [i] (blank), 12-18 pp.; Violino secondo:  (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello:  (title), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved.
Earlier owner's signature, "Simons," in ink to lower right corner of all title pages. Handstamp, "GS," to all title pages. Date in pencil to lower left corner of final page of Violoncello: "Dez. 46, Lpzg [= Leipzig]-Zschocher."
Somewhat worn, browned, and soiled; occasional dampstaining; several leaves completely or partially detached; outer corner of title of Violoncello part creased.
An uncut copy.
An early edition, published approximately one year after the first. White III:13-15. Giazotto 102-104 (another edition). Constapel p. 140. RISM V1918 (no copies in the U.S.). WorldCat (1 copy only, at the University of British Columbia). Also published as op. 17 (London: Clementi, Banger, Hyde, Collard & Davis.
"Emerging from the Italian violin tradition, Viotti's works became a symbol and model for the French music of his time. The composer succeeded in combining the most virtuosic elements of violin technique with a unique, specifically instrumental cantabile." Massimiliano Sala in MGG2. Item #26034
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